“I love the buttery crust, but I love the meat just as much,” they croon.
Alicia Keyes and John Legend will croon, while Cameron Diaz, Forest Whitaker, Salma Hayek and Lucy Liu add sparkle.
He even enlists Mary J. Blige to croon an emotional bridge about how much he loves Mothah Killah.
c.1400, originally Scottish, from Middle Dutch kronen "to lament, mourn," perhaps imitative. Originally "to bellow like a bull" as well as "to utter a low, murmuring sound" (mid-15c.). Popularized by Robert Burns. Sense evolved to "lament," then to "sing softly and sadly." Related: Crooned; crooning.
[1460+; fr Scots dialect; related to Dutch kreunen, ''groan, whimper'']